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Edward P. McCreery III

Member
Bridgeport Office
850 Main Street
P.O. Box 7006
Bridgeport, CT 06601-7006
p 203.330.2216
f 203.576.8888
Practice Areas
Bar and Court Admissions
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Education
  • Western New England University School of Law, J.D., 1979
  • University of Vermont, B.A., 1976 
Publications & Alerts

Edward P. McCreery III has extensive jury and non-jury trial experience in the state and federal courts, covering a wide range of commercial litigation matters.  In addition to his court experience, Ed has handled numerous matters before Connecticut state and municipal agencies.  He has also represented clients in a broad range of alternative dispute forums, including arbitration and mediation, and has acted as a private and court volunteer mediator to non-client parties.

Ed has represented several municipalities throughout Connecticut, both as corporate counsel and as special counsel, on topics such as land use, construction defects, FOIA, environmental remediation, condemnation, affordable housing applications and referenda disputes.

Ed has spoken extensively on the topics of litigation, land use, and insurance coverage for private and public seminars.  He is known for his regular updates on Connecticut appellate decisions, which are linked on this page.

Representative Experience

  • Successful resolution of insurance coverage for product liability, D&O and environmental claims
  • Successful prosecution of architectural malpractice claim for large public building
  • Prosecution and defense of numerous construction defect claims
  • Successful handling of land use applications for commercial structures, and the prosecution and the defense of land use enforcement actions
  • Successful defense of a large banking institution in a major lender-liability action
  • Successful prosecution of embezzlement claims against fiduciaries
  • Successful defense of a major product-liability action alleging the spontaneous combustion of a chemical
  • Representation of commercial landlords and tenants in multi-unit commercial and residential structures
  • Successful handling of multi-district, product-liability claims against insolvent manufacturer on behalf of claimants’ committee
  • Foreclosure of multi-unit commercial and residential properties

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - member of the Litigation and Insurance Coverage Sections
  • Connecticut Bar Association - member of the Executive Committees of the Litigation and Insurance Coverage Sections; member of the Executive Committee of the Planning and Zoning Section; past Chairman of the Insurance Coverage Section; former Secretary of the CBA; past member of the House of Delegates; former member of the Ethics Committee
  • Greater Bridgeport Bar Association - immediate past president and member of the Board of Directors

Community Involvement

  • Griffin Hospital Development Board - member
  • Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce - past chairman and member, board of directors
  • City of Shelton Conservation Commission - member 
  • Shelton Land Trust - director
  • Housatonic Council of Boy Scouts - former member, executive board
  • Town of Brookfield - former town attorney
  • Served on several boards and committees with distinction including the Valley United Way, Valley YMCA and Alliance for Economic Growth, Junior Achievement, the Hewitt Foundation and Sanford-Brown College, Farmington

Honors & Awards

  • Received the highest peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell (AV)